🐠Copywriters🐠

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For the wordy ones

Ever wanted to write for The Onion? (Ctd in post.)

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When freelancing for a project, how do you split the invoice with your art partner? Is it 50/50 or does one party get more?

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Is there anybody who works/ have worked at Mother NY? Of course the agency has a great reputation but how’s the environment? There’s an opportunity and I wanted to know opinions of the agency.

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How does one go about freelancing on top of their full time job?

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Our office soundsystem is playing Christmas music and only Christmas music, with no way to change it or turn it down. I feel like I'm writing in a mall. Anyone else in this particular hell?

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Freelancers, what’s your rate? Always good to get a gut check. Rate, location, years active, gender I’m 85-90, NYC, 10, male

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Should a copywriter be good at art direction as well? I am lacking in adobe suite and am also color blind. I have been focusing my secondary skill set in strategy to bolster my value. How do you feel?

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Any writers who are working on a book or do other creative writing on the side? How do you manage balance if so? For me, creative writing on the side helps me recharge my copywriting.

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what is more important to you: enjoying your job or being good at what you do?

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(1/2) Do you think the person who writes the official White House emails genuinely loves their job, or hates their client as much as many of us do? I get so angry seeing how someone could allow...

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Worst ad on the subways. Who is the audience? What is the training? Does the super heavy-duty clip mean it’s for window washers? Why is it a law? What’s the punishment for breaking it? Im so confused!

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CWs who report in to other CWs: how does your relationship w/ your manager function? Do they still write copy? Do they critique yours? I’m going to start managing another CW soon but (cont.)

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How do you all deal with people stereotyping Creative Directors as designers or demanding to hire people from that track, not copy?

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I started a great job because my now AD wanted a partner. He found me through an award platform and I was hired immediately. But after working together, I realise we are too different. Is this common?

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client likes my work, connects about working together. we talk on the phone, then email a few times. then the client just vanishes, despite followups. thoughts on what happened?

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Just went client side and oh boy the drama is minimal and I’m feeling hella grateful. Also every other person does NOT edit my copy. Whaaattt?

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What’s the difference between a copywriter and an integrated copywriter?

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I’m a young designer at a tech startup writing copy 40% of the time. Looking to improve but dont feel i’m knowledgable enough. What are some principles of writing copy can you share to help?

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What word will you never misspell again because a client pointed it out in a presentation?

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Yup, this pretty much nails it.

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